The second session - plant visit was held on 8 March 2013. Mr. Karson Chui (Chairman, HKSQ) led the visit and briefing the rule of that visit.
One of important things was the Students attendance (included HKUST, PolyU and CityU) and the other important things was checking their visa (student from different countries such as Spain, Korea, India and Indonesia).
Then Mr. Derek Kung (Manager, Quality Management in TTI) introduced the TTI plants and schedule of the visit.
In the conference room, TTI's representative briefed TTI Asia Industrial Park milestone from 2006 to 2011. The China manufacturing and Innovation Campus was mentioned that Factory Area had 144K sq.m with around 900 R&D engineers. They employed "Kaizen" to improve the productivity from LINE to CELL production line arrangement. The significant improvement results were obtained such as labor headcount (-20%), Production Space Saving (-15%), Changeover time (-10% to -50%), etc.
Tech Centre was near China manufacturing and Innovation Campus which aimed for testing and Measurement of the product such as Reliability and Regulatory Laboratory (UL certified).
The plant tour was started. Inside the plant, photography was not allowed.
After that we went to the show room and Derek briefed their products and brands.
We had lunch in the staff canteen which was no discrimination (Whatever CEO, managers or workers).
Our students enjoyed the lunch. It was self-service like a buffet.
Dr. KS Chin and I took a photo for memory.
In afternoon, different student teams were separated to discussed the problems and observations during the tour with different group leaders in TTI.
At the end, our chairman presented a souvenir to Derek.
A group photo was taken for memory.
Another group photo was taken in front of TTI Innovation Centre.
HKSQ Company Based Student Project Competition - http://www.hksq.org/company_based_competition.htm
Techtronic Industries Co. Ltd. - http://www.ttigroup.com/